HCRI University Hospital of South Manchester PhD Studentship
The Role Of Foreign Medical Teams In Sudden Onset Disasters
The University of Manchester
Project Area: State Date September 2012
Duration of Award 4 years
Nature of Award £15,000 per annum (tuition fees will be deducted annually, with the remaining amount given as a maintenance grant to candidate). Please note, overseas applicants will also be considered for the HCRI overseas bursary of £7300 per annum
Deadline Applications must be received by Tuesday July 2, 2012
Research Project The Humanitarian & Conflict Response Institute (HCRI) in partnership with the University Hospital of South Manchester (UHSM) invite applications for a four year PhD studentship to conduct research on issues related to the role of foreign medical teams in sudden onset disasters
The selected candidate will also engage in research informed teaching of undergraduate medical students, using their expertise to engage students in a variety of issues related to global health and/or emergency humanitarian assistance.
For further information on HCRI’s PhD programme please visit http://www.hcri.ac.uk/study/phd/index.htm
How to Apply You must apply to the HCRI PhD programme by Tuesday July 2, 2012 using the University’s standard online postgraduate application process at this link
Applicants for the studentship should hold or be expecting a First Class degree award, and/or a Distinction in a related Masters degree. Applicants who hold a good 2:1 in their first degree will be considered on merit. Applicants should include full details of any teaching experience or areas of expertise on their application form. Applications should include a 1,000 word research statement detailing the research they plan to conduct in reference to the project area. A minimum of 2 letters of reference must also be received by the deadline.
Please indicate on the online application form (under the heading “Funding”) that you would like to be considered for the ‘Foreign Medical Teams’ award.
Any enquiries relating specifically to the submission of applications should be directed to Dr Jenny Peterson, HCRI Director of Postgraduate Research jenny.h.peterso[email protected]. Queries regarding the research project area should be directed to the HCRI’s Deputy Director Professor Tony Redmond [email protected]
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